A Dhaka court on Thursday night placed actress Shamsunnahar Smrity alias Pori Moni on a 4-day remand in a case under the Narcotics Control Act.
Besides Raj Multimedia owner Nazrul Islam Raj and his two associates Ashraful Islam Dipu and Shobuj have also been placed on 4-day remand each on two different cases filed against them under the Narcotics Act.
The court of Dhaka Metropolitan magistrate Mamunur Rashid passed the order after the investigation officer of Banani police station Sohel Rana produced them before the court and sought a 7-day remand for each of them.
Film actress Pori Moni and her associate Nazrul Islam Raj were ringleaders of an organised gang , said Commander Khandaker Al Moin, director of Legal and Media Wing of Rab, on Thursday.
Pori Moni placed on 4-day remand
He came up with the remarks while briefing reporters about Pori Moni’s arrest at its headquarters in the afternoon.
They carried out their activities in different posh areas of the capital including Gulshan, Baridhara, Banani, targeting people from affluent society and selling drugs in the name of party or DJ party.
“Pori Moni had a mini bar at her residence and it was often used as the venue for such parties,” said Rab Commander Moin.
A case was filed against Pori Moni under the Narcotics Control Act on Thursday following her detention on Wednesday.
Two more cases — one under the Narcotics Control Act and another under the Pornography Control Act—were filed against her associate Nazrul Islam Raj, owner of Raj Multimedia.
The elite force filed these cases with Banani Police Station, said the Rab official.
Rab on Tuesday night arrested Sharful Hasan alias Mishu Hasan ,31, and his accomplice Md. Masudul Islam alias Jisan ,39, along with firearms and huge stash of contraband items from Bashundhara Residential Area, he said.
The Rab spokesperson said that the raids on the residents of Pori Moni and Raj were carried out based on specific information provided by Mishu and Jisan following their arrests.
Besides, a separate Dhaka court also placed Mishu and Jisan on remand on different terms in as many as five cases filed against them.
Mishu was placed on a nine-day remand in three cases filed with Bhatara Police Station under the Arms Act, Narcotics Control Act and Pornography Act.
Besides, Jisan was placed on a seven-day remand against a 27-day remand prayer in three cases filed with Bhatara and Khilkhet Police stations under the Narcotics Control Act, Special Powers Act and Pornography Act.
The court of Metropolitan Magistrate Md Mamunur Rashid passed the orders after five investigating officers of the cases, submitted separate remand prayers.
Source: United News of Bangladesh